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Blind charity host special event at Owls fun day

15 July 2015


A Sheffield based charity that specialises in supporting people with sight loss is calling for Owls fans to take part in a parachute challenge for their teddy bears!


The Sheffield Royal Society For The Blind are holding a unique teddy bear parachute at the club’s family fun day, Owls in the Park, that will see hundreds of teddy bears jump off a crane to raise money for the charity.


The bears, which will be sponsored £3 by the owner, will be entered into the parachute jump and taken through various fun stages to replicate a real parachute including a departure lounge, flight number and check-in desk!


As well as bringing your own teddy bear to take part in the parachute people can also win a bear in the teddy tombola with a guaranteed winner every time. You can also buy bears on the day to do the big jump!


The money raised from the event will go towards the charity’s ongoing work to provide opportunity, support, friendship and services to blind and partially sighted people in Sheffield. The charity support more than 3,300 visually impaired people in the city and more than 300 people access the services at the charity’s centre on Mappin Street. find out how to get involved e-mail Sue on

Owls in the Park 2015 is free to attend and takes place on Sunday 19 July, starting at 11.00am and finishing at 5:30pm.

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